Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Technical Challenging
  • Trip Style: Camping Trek
  • Transport: Private Vehicle / Bus
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel + Tea House Lodge, and Camping
  • Group Size: 2
  • Max Elevation: 5130m

Highlights

  • Collaborative Mountain View of : Annapurna Himalaya region, Mt. Manaslu (8,163 m/ 26,774 ft), Ganesh Himal(7,405m/ 24,288 ft), Langtang Lirung (7,234m/ 23,727 ft) Ghengu Liru (Langtang II 6571m / 21,560ft), Kimshun (6,745m/22,137ft) and Shalbachum(6,918m / 22,699ft)
  • Thrilling Ganja La pass
  • Lovely Langtang valley at Kyanjin Gompa, 3,850m/ 12,565 ft
  • Traditional Tarke Gyang 2,600 m/ 8,530 ft, the village of ancient myth and beliefs
  • Trails through Langtang National Park, 1st National Park of Nepal in Himalayan Region
  • Authentic cultural villages of Nepalese ethnic community: Tamang, Hyolmo, Sherpa, and Bhotia
  • Traditional Buddhists/ Bon culture
  • Diverse flora, fauna, and a high chance of encountering red panda and other wildlife like snow leopard, musk deer, black bear, tahr, ghoral, common langur.
  • Unspoiled and peaceful

Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek aims at passing the most thrilling, difficult, and adventurous pass of Langtang Trekking Region which demands physical fitness and daringness. Ganja La pass (5,130m/ 16,751ft) is always filled with snowy which makes it beautiful, chilly, and tough to pass by. The pass may be tough but the view encountered on its way is worthwhile for all the long breathe, long trek, and hardship to pass Ganja-La. During Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek of 16 days, the day from Ngengang to Keldang via Ganja La pass is the most breathtaking in the aspects of difficulty as well as in the aspects of scenery trekkers get. Langtang Ganja-la pass Trek is carried out in Langtang Trekking Region within the Langtang National Park. Langtang National Park is the 2nd largest national park of Nepal established in early 1976 and the first National Park around Himalaya with an area of 1,710 sq. km which is also famous as a habitat of a rare red panda. The Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek trail passes through the Langtang National Park which enables trekkers to observe diverse flora and fauna. Likewise, the travelers have a chance to enjoy the diverse culture and tradition of Nepalese ethnic community as Tamang, Bhotia, Hyalmo. These communities reside at the high hills of Langtang Trekking Region and serve all the travelers and trekkers visiting Langtang Trekking Region. Tamang, Bhotias, Sherpa, and Hyalmo communities are traditionally enriched with the Buddhist religion, culture, and tradition of Tibetan origin.

Langtang Ganja-La Pass trek allows trekkers to have amazing vista highest mountains of the world from Annapurna Himalaya region to Manaslu (8,163 m) and also the view of mountains like Ganesh Himal(7,405 m), Langtang Lirung (7,234m) Ghengu Liru(Langtang II 6571m / 21,560ft), Kimshun (6,745m/22,137ft) and Shalbachum(6,918m / 22,699ft) to the south. The trail is also crafted with traditional villages away from the urbanization accompanied by terrain farmlands, dense woods, and a high chance of encountering rare red panda and other wildlife like snow leopard, musk deer, black bear, tahr, ghoral, common langur.

Tarke Gyang- the temple of 100 horses

Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek is not just attractive for its unspoiled natural beauty but also for the years-old historical traditions, culture, and stories respected, adored, and conserved by the local people. One of the villages of Langtang Ganja La pass trail which carries the beliefs and values since the ancient period in Tarke-Gyang. Tarke-Gyang means the temple of 100 horses in the local language. As per the beliefs of locals, the great Lama (Buddhist monk) brought 100 horses from Kathmandu (kingdom of Kathmandu in ancient days) as a reward from the King for his good deeds. Then, the Lama established the temple in 1727 which was further rebuilt in 1969. The locals highly value the temple and follow the beliefs with great respect towards the Lama and the temple. Following the belief, the village itself is named as Tarke Gyang. Tarke Gyang has facilitated and served many Buddhist masters to meditate and practice. Nearby Tarke Gyang, there are many caves where the Lamas have stayed and meditated for the years. Travelers and Trekkers can ask about the history and beliefs of Tarke Gyang with locals during the Langtang Ganja La pass Trek. Any trekkers wishing to have deep details can communicate with locals on their stay at Tarke Gyang during Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek.

Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek begins with a drive up to Dhuncha from Kathmandu valley as per the Langtang Trekking package promoted by Nepal Adventure Team. Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek has the highest elevation up to 5,130m/16,751ft of Ganja- La pass which requires physical fitness of trekkers. However, the beginner trekkers can also carry this trek as Nepal Adventure Team has managed the Langtang Ganja- La Pass Trek itinerary by considering the health of every enthusiastic traveler either experienced or the novel one. Nepal Adventure Team ensures the representative of the company guides and supports you throughout the journey to make it enjoyable.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu via respective airlines. (1350m)
  • Day 2Kathmandu City Excursion and Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek Preparation
  • Day 3Kathmandu to Syabrubesi by Private Jeep (1460m) 5 hours
  • Day 4Trek to Lama Hotel (2430m) - 5 Hours
  • Day 5Trek to Langtang village (3,430m/11,252 ft) - 06 hours.
  • Day 6Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3,850m/12,565 ft) - 04 hours.
  • Day 7Exploration day at Kyanjin Gompa
  • Day 8Trek to Ngengang (4200m/13,780 ft) - 5/6 hours.
  • Day 9Trek to Keldang (4270m/14,008ft) via Ganja-La Pass (5130m/16,751 ft) 7/8 hours).
  • Day 10Trek to Dukpu (4,040 m/13,254 ft) - 05 hours
  • Day 11Trek to Tarke-Gyang (2,600 m/8,530 ft) - 05 hours.
  • Day 12Rest day at Tarke- Gyang
  • Day 13Trek from Ghyang to Sermathang (2,590 m/ 8,500ft) - 04 hours.
  • Day 14Trek to Melamchi Pul Bazaar and drive to Kathmandu - 04 hrs drive
  • Day 15Finale Departure

What's Included

  • Airport pick up and drop by private car 
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at typical Nepali restaurant with cultural program 
  • 3 nights Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu on BB plan basis 
  • 11 Nights Tea/House Lodge, and camping accommodation during the trek  
  • 12 Days full board meal like a Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner 
  • Kathmandu to Syabrubesi by private Jeep 
  • Malamchi Bazar to Kathmandu by private Jeep transportation 
  • An experienced, English speaking, the government-certified license holder and well-trained trekking guide
  • Strong and experience 3 porters and cook for 12 days 
  • Langtang National Park, and local entrance fee
  • TIMS Card (Trekkers Information Management System) 
  • All Camping equipment like tent, cooking pots, down jacket, sleeping bag, trekking pole, toilet tent, rope, and etc
  • Nepal Adventure Team's company T-shirt, Trekking Map, and appreciation letter 
  • First Aid Medical Kitbag and medicine 
  • All government VAT and local extra taxes 
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  • Nepal visa fee
  • International flight (airfare)
  • Extra drinks as alcoholic and non-alcoholic
  • Personal expenses like chocolate, biscuits, phone bill, toilet paper, and Etc.
  • Travel and rescue insurance

PRICES & DATES

Trip DatesStatusPriceNote  
07 Mar, 2021 - 21 Mar, 2021GuaranteedUS$ 1655
14 Mar, 2021 - 28 Mar, 2021GuaranteedUS$ 1655
21 Mar, 2021 - 04 Apr, 2021GuaranteedUS$ 1655
28 Mar, 2021 - 11 Apr, 2021GuaranteedUS$ 1655